ARTISTIC EDUCATION - Formation of future culture professionals nourishing creativity and innovation

Undersecretariat of Culture of Santiago del Estero Municipality of Villa Ataminsqui
Key objectives of the measure:

In 2014,we included as pilot program for artistic education Creativity School RUNA SIMI,a practica l school of art and craft for children and adolescents from the district of Villa Atamisqui. The main objectives of this policy and measure are the following:


To favor a central participation of children and youngsters by offering excellent artistic quality.

To develop aesthetic perception and sensitivity and the imagination of children,adolescents and youngsters.

To get children and youngsters closer to artistic activities and to raise them in the need and habit of participating in them as creators and trainers.

To foster knowledge, strengthening and defense of our cultural values.

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

The students at RUNA SIMI schools take cla sses in folklore,drums, guitar and singing. S imultaneously,we also train them in producing

"bombo leguero" (local drams) and organize loom and luthier cla sses.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

In my view,the greatest accomplishment was the integration of the community's school of art and craft and artistic and cultural representatives to the project, i.e.,we managed to make the project sustainable by allocating budget to artisans and local artists, and integrate them to what I called "La Fiesta de Ia Creatividad" I "Celebration of Creativity".

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

not information about

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

The effect was a high social impact. There had been no prior training courses in the city,talent development or integration ofthe artisans and artists community to the education program.


Indicators used to determine impact:
Key indicators: artistic education, inclusive education, multilingual education,and training of professionals in the sector. Incorporation of culture to sustainable development policies.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)